GUJARAT AND DAMAO by Jorge Dias (67247) 2015-09-20 - 2015-09-22
Gujarat has impressive monuments, despite I haven't spent so much time on it, and it isn't so much visited, is a place full of amazing attractions and monuments.
Damão (Daman)is a former Portuguese town whose heritage and history are visible in each corner of the old part of the town. ... (full story) (50 photos)
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DELHI, AGRA AND FATEHPUR SIKRI by Jorge Dias (67247) 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-10
In this first part of my long journey across India I visited two of the most known Indian towns, where the past and the mughal heritage is evident. The small and well preserved Fatehpur Sikri is a small surprise and another amazing sample of mughal architecture.
The first impact of arriving in India is the chaos. The smoke, the noises, the garbage, the heavy traffic jams, the animals. Then we discover amazing architecture treasures lost inside these towns. ... (full story) (53 photos)
SOUTHERN AFRICA by Jorge Dias (67247) 2013-09-08 - 2013-10-01
I was happy to visit this part of Africa, watching many of its main classic views, facing the fabulous and famous nature presented to us since first years of our lives.Cape Town is an impressive place and I knew other small towns with fabulous views like Swakopmund, and the capital of Namibia.
Crossing the dusty roads of the region, visiting most of its famous National Parks, facing the landscapes and their native animals. An impressive trip in a truck with unforgettable friends of trip.
From Cape Town to Victoria Falls, a trip every one should to do. (239 photos)
WESTERN USA by Jorge Dias (67247) 2014-09-07 - 2014-10-01
I had plans to visit most part of the impressive national parks in western USA. I wasn't able to visit everything, but I am happy I new many of them. Each corner of that regions, even that ones out of National Parks, has impressive natural landscapes.
At same time we can find fantastic towns and I visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas.
Despite troubles I had in the last part of my journey with a trash tour, I was able to take nice images too. (273 photos)
CENTRAL PORTUGAL by Jorge Dias (67247) 2011-10-21 - 2011-10-28
Visiting the land of my ancestors I review many small towns and villages located in central region of Portugal. Most of them aren't famous tourist places and even because this I guess it would be nice to create this travelogue to show you these not famous areas. (62 photos)
ITALY: North and Center by Jorge Dias (67247) 2012-09-09 - 2012-09-30
Italy got to preserve a huge amount of pieces of art and samples of architecture during its long and fabulous history. Visiting it is a chance to face places and objects linked to big episodes the history of mankind and fabulous personages. Sometimes the time we have isn't enough to see everything and enjoy the "mood" of the moment. In this travelogue I wanted to show things not so usually shown in the galleries of TE. Anyway you will find some typical images from Italy. (250 photos)
CENTRAL MOROCCO by Jorge Dias (67247) 2011-10-04 - 2011-10-20
Morocco is located between black Africa and southern Europe and during centuries it received many civilizations in its territory. The landscape of this country is amazing with the giant Atlas mountains like a barrier to protect the seashore of the Sahara desert and creating marvelous oasis. Its ancient towns are full of marvelous monuments and a visitor can find many medieval activities and sceneries in its narrow streets, in the other side there are precious contrasts and modern way of life is there too. ... (full story) (184 photos)
SOUTHERN-BRAZIL AND URUGUAY by Jorge Dias (67247) 2008-10-06 - 2008-10-26
Southern- Brazil and Uruguay share many cultural, historical and geographical elements.Travelling for these regions we can find many similar details and interesting things to discover. Most of places I am showing here aren't so famous tourist destinations but they deserve a chance to be discovered. ... (full story) (247 photos)
ANDEAN LAKES REGION by Jorge Dias (67247) 2007-10-19 - 2007-10-28
Landscapes in this region are very romantic. I can say nature created a good variety of poetry and it is difficult to be indiferent watching these marvelous things. My travel was during the springtime, the weather can be bad sometimes but at same time it swaps very fast. ... (full story) (71 photos)
PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO by Jorge Dias (67247) 2007-10-05 - 2007-10-15
It isn't difficult to know the main tourist attractions in Southern-Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego island. During 8 days I crossed many areas around and discovered fabulous landscapes and knew about many things. ... (full story) (103 photos)
North of Chile & Bolivian Highlands by Jorge Dias (67247) 2004-10-12 - 2004-11-01
I took a plane from S. Paulo to La Paz. In the next day I took a bus crossing magical landscapes and reaching Ocean in Arica (Chile). In the next day a tour let me to know Lauca national park. Soon I went to south, by bus, knowing Iquique and Atacama desert where we can find lots of things to see. I took a tour in San Pedro and went to Bolivia knowing other landscapes, so marvelous we can't describe in photos or in words.I knew the fantastic colonial towns like Potosi, Sucre. I Knew La Paz and I took many tours to know places around, including islands in Titicaca lake and Tiahuanaco. ... (full story) (68 photos)
Peru, a magic country by Jorge Dias (67247) 2006-10-08 - 2006-10-31
Peru is divided in 3 different zones: Costa, Sierra and Selva.
I visited basicaly the 2 first regions. In this travelogue I am trying to show a little part of the marvelous things I saw in PERU. For that ones who think Peru is only Machu Picchu and Nazca I want to say that PERU has much more fabulous landscapes and monuments to show.
That shot showing an arch in Paracas national park don't more exist, it was destroyed in August 2007 for a big earthquake, the same thing occured with the churches of Pisco and Ica you can see here. This is for my Peruvian friends. ... (full story) (163 photos)